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compulsory purchase

Translation of compulsory purchase in Spanish:


  • (British English) (before noun) compulsory purchase order
    orden (feminine) de expropiación
    Example sentences
    • Ultimately, however, in cases of outright conflict between the company and property owners compulsory purchase was enforced.
    • The Council resolution authorised the purchase of affected properties by agreement in advance of any compulsory purchase order.
    • The moves will include an agreement to approve road closures where necessary and compulsory purchase orders on land and buildings.
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